Eunha Hoh, Ph.D.


Division Head

Division of Environmental Health
Phone: (619) 594-4671
Office: HT 06
SPH Biography


Name Position
Nathan Dodder, Ph.D. Research Scientist, SPH Biography, Publications
Srimanti Duttagupta, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher
Kayo Watanabe, MPH Laboratory Manager, Division of Environmental Health
Bill Richardot, MPH Research Specialist
Margaret Stack, MS Research Specialist
Jade Johnson, MS Research Specialist
Kaylen Wilson Research Specialist
Name Project
Laila Hamzai (Ph.D. program) Wood smoke PAH exposure assessment using personal silicone wristbands.
Samantha Shinder (Ph.D. program) Assessment of organic contaminants in California marine mammals.
Pamela Olguin Exposure to tobacco-related PAHs measured using personal silicone wristbands.
Stephanie Laughery Identification of chemical hazards in Tijuana River storm water.
Kaylen Wilson Persistence of thirdhand smoke related compounds in house dust after commercial cleaning.
Christine Stewart Environmental fate and transport of cigarette butt leachate chemicals in a marine environment.
Claudine Manabat Changes in thirdhand smoke due to aging and ozonation.
Shahrin Salam Evaluation of tobacco product waste in Kendall- Frost Marsh Reserve.
Kamrun Nahar Discovery of Novel Chemical Pollutants in Human Serum from Women Fire-fighters, Nurses and Office-workers.
Paulina Michel Thirdhand Smoke HH5 Wipe Sampling.
Ahira Medalla Identification of Contaminants in Household Dust Samples Before and After Remediation Using Non-targeted Analysis.
Joshua Espinoza Non-targeted Analysis to Identify Chemical of Emerging Concern in the Tijuana River Stormwater.
Nicholas Hernandez Fecal Indicator Research at the San Juan Creek.
Alejandro Velasquez Effectiveness of Measuring Air Concentration of Nicotine Using Silicone Wristbands.
Tina Tran (undergraduate) CSU COAST Microplastics Research on Secondhand Microfibers.
Emily Chapman (undergraduate) Identification of Compounds in Thirdhand Smoke
Name Institution Year Project
Elisa Dufloux Sigman Clermont, France 2019 Non-targeted chemical identification in PM 2.5 samples collected at public events with cannabis use.
Carolina Molina University of Chile, Chile 2019 Personal exposure assessment of PAHs and other air pollutants via silicone wristbands.
Leah Chibwe, Ph.D. Oregon State University 2016 The use of targeted and non-targeted analysis to study complex environmental mixtures of PAHs.
Carlos Manzano, Ph.D. Oregon State University 2013 The identification and quantitation of complex polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures in environmental samples using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
Name Type Year Project
Melissa Pennington MPH 2022 Non-targeted Analysis of Tobacco-Related Compounds Within the Kendall Frost Reserve.
Jade Johnson MS 2022 A Nontargeted Analysis of Aerobic and Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors for Removing Trace Organic Contaminants.
Linda Chu Staff 2022 Nicotine Analysis in Silicone Wristbands.
Katelyn Nynas MPH 2022 Tobacco product pollution in a California urban natural reserve.
Jordan Alejo MPH 2022 Bioaccumulation of tobacco product waste in an ecologically important organism from a California urban natural reserve.
MaryAnn Zakaria MPH 2021 Identification of Chemicals of Emerging Concern in the Upper South San Francisco Bay Using Non-Targeted Analysis
Nalima Joshi MPH 2021 Detection of Surface Nicotine Using Commercially Available Wipes in Indoor Environments.
Lilly Sabet MPH 2020 Non-Targeted Analysis for the Identification of Chemicals of Emerging Concern in San Francisco Bay Sediment
Margaret Stack MS 2020 Assessment of Marine Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds in the Critically Endangered California Condor and their Marine Mammal Prey
Mansi Vyas MPH 2019 Comparison Between Personal Air Nicotine Levels and Nicotine in Wristbands Worn by Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke and E-Cigarette Vapor
Daniel Chang Staff 2019 Nontargeted Analysis of Fire Impacted Water Contaminants and Evaluation of Advanced Wastewater Treatment for Water Reuse
Jade Wong MS 2019 Cellulose Filter Papers for the Measurement of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Marine Mammal Whole Blood
Dana Dautin MS 2018 Body Burden of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in a San Diego Population and Intervention Trials for the Elimination of POPs: Fecal POP Concentrations as Indicators of Successful Intervention Results
Catherine Rice MPH 2018 Type and Preparation of Seafood in the Diet, and Other Demographic Predictors of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Breast Milk of Women from San Diego
Tigran Ghukasyan MPH 2018 Identification of Thirdhand Smoke Chemical Constituents in the Household Dust Using a Nontargeted Approach
Hung-Hsu (Ivan) Wei MPH 2018 Determination of Organic Compounds in Smoked Cigarette Leachate and Their Bioaccumulation Potentials in the Marine Mussel, Mytilus Galloprovincialis
Edward Dominguez MS 2018 Non-Targeted Analysis of Organic Contaminants in Dietary Fish Oil Supplements in the U.S.
Lenard Yabes MPH 2018 Bioaccumulation of Organic Compounds from Smoked Cigarette Litter in the Freshwater Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus Mykiss
William Richardot MPH 2018 Assessing Toxicity and In Vitro Bioactivity of Smoked Cigarette Leachate Using Cell-Based Assays and Chemical Analysis
Jenna Krichling MPH 2018 Non-Targeted Analysis for the Discovery of Chemicals of Emerging Concern in Treated Water
Melissa Vales MPH 2017 Distribution of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in San Diego Marinas
Rhonda Saleh MPH 2017 Investigation of Environmental Contaminants in Dietary Fish Oil
Allison McMullen MS 2017 Critical Review of Assessment of Benefits and Concerns of Dietary Fish Oil
Claire O’Brien MPH 2016 Relationship Between PBDEs and Methoxy-PBDEs in Human Breastmilk and Seafood Consumption
Jennifer Cossaboon MS 2016 Enhanced Cataloguing of Halogenated Organic Compounds in Marine Mammals of the Southern California Bight Using a Non-Targeted Analytical Method
Chelsea Basirico MPH 2016 Relationship Between PCBs in Human Breastmilk and Seafood Consumption
Raisa Luna MPH 2016 Non-Targeted Chemical Analysis for the Identification of Persistent Organic Compounds in Treated Wastewater
Mariana Alonso Postdoc 2016 Non-Targeted Chemical Analysis of Persistent Organic Compounds in Brazilian Dolphins
Susan Mackintosh Postdoc 2015 Analysis of Persistent Organic Compounds in Dolphin Blubber and Human Breastmilk
Amanda Gee MPH 2015 Nicotine and Tobacco Specific Nitrosamines in House Dust Collected in Minnesota
Cuong Tran MPH 2014 Comprehensive Analysis of Organic Contaminants in Human Breast Milk
Nicolas Lopez-Galvez MPH 2014 Soil Analysis of Organic and Inorganic Contaminants in Goat Canyon at the US-Mexico Border
Chelsea Rochman Ph.D. 2013 Plastic and Priority Pollutants: A Multiple Stressor in Aquatic Habitats
Chester Huang MPH 2013 Screening Organic Contaminants in the Mojave Desert Tortoise
Anju Melkani MPH 2012 Assessment of the Potential Health Hazardous Chemicals in Household Dust
Tina Davis MPH 2012 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Profiles in Polystyrene Foams in San Diego Bay
Yang Jiao MPH 2012 Elemental Analysis in House Dust Using Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence
Veronika Shevchenko MPH 2011 Characterization of Chemical Compounds in Cigarette Filter Leachates
Almira Van MPH 2010 Persistent Organic Pollutant Content of Marine Debris Found on San Diego Beaches
Beth Wittry MPH 2010 Evaluation of Thirdhand Smoke Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons through Indoor Contamination of Settled House Dust
Richard Hunt MPH 2009 Investigation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Content in Settled House Dust of Homes Exposed to Environmental Tobacco Smoke